Salon professionals from all over the U.S. gathered on Sunday, April 29, to celebrate the first LIVE North American Hairstyling Awards’ (NAHA) Finalist Announcement and viewing party at America’s Beauty Show (ABS) in Chicago. The competition this year features 15 categories.

A huge congrats to the five finalists in the Nail Professional of the Year category!

Cassandra Clark, Tangerine Salon, Coppell, Texas

Hillary Fry, Scenario Hair Design, Shorewood, Wis.

Kimberly Harr, Rustic Varnish, Everett, Pa.

Paige Roy, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Sarah Nguyen, Ammon Carver Studio, New York

Click here to see the finalists in the non-nail categories.

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